Berlin and the Kreuzberg
The Berlin Ostbahnhof north of the former Berlin Wall sets a pivot point between the DDR time pre-fab concrete buildings on the north and the new developments along the Spree.
Berchtesgaden and the Watzmann
the Watzmann smiles to us with missing teeth from his high stand over Berchtesgaden like an unworried playful teenager surrounded of hues of blue
the Lüneburger Heide and the purple heath
in the Lüneburger Heide, north Lower Saxony, a heath landscape took shape as a result of years of shepphership on a thin soil region, once shaved by glaciers of the ice age.
a meeting of purpose and the Fagus-Werk
three exceptional persons met in time and place in Alfeld, Lower Saxony in 1910 to create and build a dream; the Fagus-Werk.
the Fujinon XF18mmF2
The XF18mm F2 is my prefered choice when I am out for a hike or in buildings or museums. Not only gives good sport in far views but in close shots too.
old paths, dams and canoes at last
Forgotten paths run deep in the canyon covered by water now. Paths of old that climbed dangerously towards the Pyrenees.
the bishop’s seat and a past of “reconquista”
The Crypt could not be carved into the rock and stands exceptionally level to the floor of the hall opposite to the throne of the bishop and the stalls.
hidden places and a past of “reconquista”
not even you would go there unless the sting of curiosity pulls you off the state road N230 and up the winding single line road to Montañana.
saul leiter and following oneself
“A window covered with rain drops interests me more than a picture of a famous person” Saul Leiter
the pyrenees and a seven days hike
The range shows nonetheless a harsher past with U-shaped glacier valleys and round ground granite bedrocks where now shy flowers root among their tiny crevasses.